Mother's Day is the occasion to show your mom — biological or otherwise — how much you appreciate her and all that she does for you, your siblings and everyone else in her life. But when the holiday comes, it may feel next-to-impossible to find a Mother's Day gift that properly expresses your love and appreciation. If you're not sure where to start, take a look at these unique Mother's Day gift ideas, ranging from cheap to luxe, to surprise and delight your favorite lady this year. This list is full of the best gifts for all kinds of moms: the one who relies on you to share what's new in beauty, the one who is always trying out new DIY projects and the one who wears her heart on her sleeve. While some of these picks are better suited to be given by sons and daughters, all of them can work for grandmas, mother-in-laws, aunts, stepmoms and godmothers, too.
Before you browse our top Mother's Day picks, think about what she's been eyeing since Christmas — a new kitchen gadget, craft project, garden tool — and go from there. Don't let the importance of the holiday intimidate you: No matter your budget, she'll love whatever you give her, especially since it was chosen with care.
Put all of the most important dates in her life — from her wedding day to the day you were born (arguably the best day of her life)— in one place. Pick from two print sizes ( 8" x 10" or 11" x 14"), as well as if you want it to arrive framed and ready to gift.
Proof that comfort can also be chic. These pants, which several Amazon reviewers call "the perfect pant," have a drawstring for all-day comfort, but also look put-together enough to wear for travel days and work meetings.
Framed photos are great, but this portrait print is the only way to ensure that every single family member (pets included) looks their best. Add any text — everyone's names, the family's last name or the establishment date.
Follow the prompts in this fill-in-the-blank book to spell out all the ways your mom has filled your life with love, joy and belly laughs. She may shed a few tears as she flips through it, so be sure to have a pack of tissues at the ready.
Bring some color into her life, courtesy of The Home Edit. The professional organizers and Netflix stars teamed up with Summersalt for a rainbow collection, which includes this silky pajama set.
Create a bejeweled family tree that she'll proudly show off to anyone who asks. After choosing between a silver or gold chain, customize the necklace with leaves detailed with the first initials and birthstones of her children.
One machine, a million possibilities: Once she powers up her Cricut Joy and connects it to the app, she can cut and write on labels, cards and decals with a click of a button.
If she loves the idea of filling her house with plants but lacks a green thumb, go for this terrarium-inspired candle instead. Pick between a vanilla-scented cactus or jasmine-scented poppy soy candle.
After all she's done, your mom deserves an entire book spelling out all of the ways she shown her love to you over the years. Take a night to fill this book with all of the memories, inside jokes and characteristics that the two of you share.
Flower gardens look beautiful on their own, but there's something even more breathtaking when you catch a glimpse of all the flowers and birds they attract. This kit comes with eight different seed varieties to grow the ultimate butterfly garden.
She always comes to you for skincare tips, and now you can give her a sampling of the best products to target her trouble areas. All eight products in this set have one goal in mind: to brighten her skin, fading any hyperpigmentation or dark spots.
You can never go wrong with a fresh pair of white sneakers. These ones, however, have a sweet Mother's Day touch: The tongue on each sneaker is embroidered with "mama."
Thanks to this glazed stoneware smartphone stand, mom can keep her phone charged and visible at all times. An added bonus: She can fill it with faux or real flowers to make it vanity-worthy.
This heart-shaped collage from Minted commemorates the best moments of her life, from birthday celebrations to candid laughs. Select the framed option, since you know that mom will want to hang it up right away.
Enter mom's new go-to earrings: These gold mini hoops are effortless enough to style for everyday wear, but have a sculptural look that trumps her basic pair of studs.
Even when the weather outside is frightful, she can light this floral candle and dream of brighter days. Every candle in Otherland's new Garden Party collection is inspired by a specific color and flower: Ultraviolet, for example, emits a calming aroma of lavender, jasmine tea and purple violet.
Give the hostess with the mostess something for her guests to use at her next dinner party. These felt wine markers fit perfectly around the stem and come in 12 vibrant shades, so all the guests can easily pick their glass from the bunch.
Even if she doesn't have the greenest thumb, a succulent garden is easy to maintain and brings freshness to any room. That means, it's a solid gift for the mom who loves the idea of filling her home with plants, but can't manage to keep any greens alive long enough for you to see them.
If anyone knows your handwriting, it's mom. Immortalize it with this sweet bracelet that turns a handwritten phrase — "Best mom ever," perhaps? — into a heartfelt statement piece that she can wear on her wrist daily.
With this bracelet, she can stay cool, calm and collected while she's running from one place to the next. When she needs a relaxing fix, she can apply two to three drops of her favorite essential oil, secure the bracelet to wrist and reap the benefits.
With this DIY kit, she can sprinkle some sunshine into her life — and garden. She can start by planting the six sunflower varieties inside before transplanting them to an outdoor patch once they grow.
Turn mom's favorite heirloom recipe into a sweet, useful keepsake. This Etsy shop owner will transfer the written text in the original handwriting onto a custom plate.
Made with real flowers straight from Taxco, Mexico, these teardrop earrings lean on Mother Nature's beauty to make a statement. Opt for the wildflower treatment or monochromatic blooms in yellow, blue or off-white.
The next time she jet sets, she can store all of her trinkets and treasures in this compact carrying case. Available in seven gorgeous hues, this synthetic leather case comes with enough divided compartments to store her most-worn jewelry while still giving her some extra room to pack a few vacation-only pieces.
Ideal for any and all seasons, this lightweight shawl easily dresses up a casual shirt and jeans combo. Or if she catches a chill in the warmer months, it can be draped over her shoulders for added warmth.
When she sticks one of these six fizzies into her shower, she'll mistake her morning or evening wash for a spa-worthy experience. Each steamer is scented with a different essential oil, including lavender, peppermint and vanilla.
Wow her month after month with an ongoing floral subscription, which will deliver a gorgeous bouquet to her door every month. It sure beats a single bouquet on Mother's Day, doesn't it?
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Everyone in your house will know who matters most to mom when they catch a glimpse of this linen pillowcase, personalized with the first names of her children or grandchildren. Fill it with a pillow insert ahead of time, so she can stick it on the couch as soon as she unwraps it.
After a rainstorm or morning dew, the crystal mixture left behind in the puddler's glass well attracts butterflies, making her garden even more beautiful than it was before.
If she's prone to cold feet, plop this sherpa-lined, machine-washable foot warmer under her desk or next to the sofa and listen as she sings its tootsie-heating praises.